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Jan 17, 2010 11:00am EST
presidents of the united states, bill clinton and george w. bush. we've watched the sunday shows so you don't have to. we'll break it all down with james carvel and mary madeline and the best political team on television. "state of the union" sound of sunday for january 17th. president obama's point man for the humanitarian crisis acknowledges complaints from search and rescue teams and medical organizations saying they can't get clooerns to fly in. dr. rah jooef shaw says balancing the need for boots on the ground with the dire shortage of food, water and medicine. >> we have 30 teams from around the world on the ground, approximately 30 teams. each of those teams is 70-plus individuals. they have dogs and assets and specialized equipment. they work around the clock. our teams from the u.s. were the first teams to get in. they set aup center that allowed the others to know where to go and work in a more coordinated way. you always want more and we have sa number of teechls on standby in the united states. we were told by the haitian government that we need to balance the degree of that ver
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Jan 17, 2010 12:00pm EST
in a church. right at the vermont baptist church in washington, d.c., the president of the united states. >> our family here today. it feels like a family. thank you for making us feel that way. to pastor wheeler, first lady wheeler, thank you so much for welcoming us here today. congratulations on jordan denise, aka cornielia. michelle and i have been blessed with a new nephew this year, as well. austin lucas robinson. so maybe at the appropriate time we can make introductions. now, if jordan's father is like me, then that will be in about 30 years. that is a great blessing. michelle and malia and sasha and i are thrilled to be here today. and i know that sometimes you have to go through a little fuss to have me as a guest speaker. so, let me apologize in advance for all the fuss. we gather here on a sabbath during a time of profound difficulty for our nation and for our world. and such a time that soothes the soul to seek out the divine in the spirit of prayer. to seek solace among a community of believers. but we are not here just to ask the lord for his blessing, we aren't here just
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
a number of teams on stand by here in the united states. but we were even told by the haitian government that -- that we need to balance the degree of that versus food and rations, and also about the president's top priority, which is saving lives. so we have been doing everything that we can can to get as many as sets on the ground as possible and get them deployed quickly. >> we will go over to the happen to take a closer look. as all the resources come in, u.s. military resource, and con true contributions from other companies, who decides where they go and what you do? >> as you know, that's a major challenge in any crisis like this. we have established along with the united nations that the agreement with secretary clinton and president preval, to coordinate a center that is up and running. we worked at the tactical and operational level between the force commander, from brazil, to do that as best we could. we will coordinate and synchronize all of the efforts to insure that we are putting on what we need where it's needed as quickly as possible using all assets available within the
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 11:00pm EST
the united states kept up? are we ahead of them, if you will, not only in improving airport security but in looking overseas in our intelligence gathering or are we still ahead of the game? >> we're ahead of the game but this is a war. there are times when i think because it's such an unconventional war that people in our country may forget it. it's a war with many battle fields. we are on the verge of really an extraordinary turnaround and success in iraq. president obama is committed to win the war in afghanistan, and i think we have an extraordinary team there that john and i visited a few days ago. and we will succeed in afghanistan. we've chased some of the al qaeda enemy to yemen, but the fact is that in the last year there have been more than a dozen known attempted terrorist attacks on the homeland of the united states. three of them broke through our defenses. two of them successfully killing people. one in arkansas earlier this year where a u.s. army recruiter was killed at his recruiting station simply because he was wearing the uniform of the u.s. army and then second, of
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 9:00am EST
. the president of the united states with in question and answer forum. the president suggests maybe there is another way instead of sweeping legislation. >> my hope would be that we can look at some of the these component parts of what we are doing and maybe break some of them up on different policy issues. >> is that a signal on health care? would the president like speaker pelosi to pass the senate bill, or does the president think, let's test the republicens, if they said they would work with us, let's break up health care? >> i don't think that we know the answer on the process of this, but we do know that the american people wanted to see that process take place. i think what you saw yesterday or friday, the give and take in the open, where people can evaluate the questions and the answers that each side is giving. i think that, you know, the president talked about the recovery act. the recovery act is comprised of $300 billion in tax cuts. tax cuts that almost -- in almost every single instance, republicans in congress are for or would have voted for if it were not proposed by
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 11:00am EST
on trial in the united states in civilian court. >> the come from behind winner in the race for ted kennedy's senate seat, scott brown guarantees when he gets to wash, there will be less back-room deal making. >> what it means is that now there will be full and fair debate and there will be no more behind-closed-doors meetings. i'm a fiscal conservative. when it comes to issues affecting pocketbooks and wallets, i'll be with republicans when they're pushing those initiatives. >>> a new face in the state of the union anchor chair. >> we're not here for our own internal inside-the-beltway conversation. it's supposed to be relevant. you're right. it's not just an honor. it's a heavy responsibility. people have minimal amounts of time. you and i know that. and so to get them to devote an hour, we hope we can by saying here is why we care, here is where this is headed, here is how it relates to your life. >> congratulations to candy crowley. this is the last time i get to say this, as you can see, we've been watching all the sunday shows so maybe you don't have to. joining me in washington where
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 12:00pm EST
. the last word from michael scheuer, former chief of the cia's osama bin laden unit. this is the "state of the union" report for sunday, january 3rd, 2010. >>> we begin today with the latest on the failed christmas day bomb plot. joining us now, man reporting directly to president obama about what went wrong, and how to fix it. john brennan, welcome to "state of the union." before we get to that christmas day bomb plot, there's breaking news this morning we need to talk about. hours ago the u.s. embassy in yemen closed in response from threats to al qaeda. you've been briefed by general petraeus and others and general petraeus was, of course, just in yemen. is there an imminent threat o all americans there? >> i spoke to our ambassador in yemen both this morning as well as last night and there are indications al qaeda is planning to carry out an attack against target inside of sana, possibly our embassy. we take every measure possible to ensure safety of diplomats abroad. we're working closely with the yemeni government on taking the proper security precautions. >> this type of imminent
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 9:00am EST
of the united states. three of them broke through our defenses. two of them successfully killing people. one in arkansas earlier this year where a u.s. army recruiter was killed at his recruiting station because he was wearing the uniform of the u.s. army, and second, of course, nidal malik hasan, the murderer at ft. hood. and the fourth was only by an act of god was not a disaster, and that's umar farouk abdulmutallab, the detroit bomber. in any war, when the enemy breaks through your lines, have you to regroup and strengthen your defenses. in this war, we cannot get any goal less than 100% success. that means we have to close the gaps. i think some people have to be held accountable for the mistakes, the human errors that the president acknowledged that enabled the nigerian bomber getting on the plane. >> if somebody -- excuse me for interrupting, but if somebody should be accountable, who? >> i think the investigation would show that. it's clear beginning with the department of state when the father came in, not only shoot game have been sent to the national counterterrorism center, but s
CNN
Jan 10, 2010 11:00am EST
had their say. top economic advisers to the president of the united states. key lawmakers, including the chairman of the senate homeland security and select intelligence committees. we've watched the sunday shows so you don't have to. and we'll break it all down with don na bdonna brazile and liz cheney and the best political team on television. "state of the uni's sound of sunday" for january 10th. >>> john mccain says recent attacks proved to him while americans are safer than they were before 9/11, that's a far cry from saying they're safe. >> al qaeda can land most anywhere. where there's fertile ground, they're going to breed. now, the latest, of course, is yemen where there certainly is a significant challenge. al qaeda continues to inhabit areas along the afghan/pakistan border which again argues for success in afghanistan, but i think that we have to continue our emphasis and our foe kution focus on the fact this challenge is not going away anytime soon. >>> senator mccain's traveling parter, joe lieberman of connecticut, says the administration must find out what went wrong
CNN
Jan 24, 2010 11:00am EST
brown now senator-elect united states senator-elect brown, did stress on terrorism. on election night when he was celebrating, he said to the people of massachusetts and to the whole country watching that he believed his message on that front on how to handle people taken into custody suspected of terrorism and he thought the voters of massachusetts were sending a message. >> the message we need to send in dealing with terrorists our tax dollars should pay for weapons to stop them and not lawyers to defend them. >> donna, if you ask anyone involved in this race, we'll have two key pollsters joining us in a few minutes, they say that was part of it the christmas day attempted bombing on that jetliner, martha coakley supported putting him on a track to have him tried in federal court. >> let me say that president obama is following in the same footsteps as george w. bush and trying many of these suspected terrorists in federal court. there's no question that we all would like to see these terrorists brought to justice. we want to see al qaeda destroyed and dismantled but we understand o
CNN
Jan 24, 2010 12:00pm EST
understand the law when it comes to enemy combatants versus terrorists versus united states citizens. >> david, as you comment on that, i want you to listen to a dramatic moment at a congressional hearing when senator mccain asked three people who work for you on the front lines on the war on terrorism whether they were consulted in the decision to take the christmas day bombing suspect and put him in the federal system. >> i understand admiral blare, that in response to senator collins you were not consulted as to what venthew christmas bomber would be tried in, is that correct? >> that's correct, yes, sir. >> what about you? >> no, i wasn't. >> is that the way this is supposed to be done? if somebody is arrested the justice department or whoever can go ahead with this prosecution without consulting the intelligence community and essentially the people whose job it is to protect the american people? >> first of all, let me say, there were consultations on a whole range of matters between all the relevant agencies -- >> why did they say they were not? >> admiral blair connected his t
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 9:00am EST
threat against the united states. ups the yemeni government does a better job containing terrorists there. bri he says there are several operating in yemen and will talk more about this on state of the union coming up at the top of the hour. so stay tuned. state of the union coming up in just minutes. you've been watching cnn sunday morning. >>> john king is off today and this is state of the union. growing questions in the wake of the christmas day terror plot. >> it was a mix of human and systemic failures that contributed to this potential cat traffic breach of security. >> how did we miss the signs? and how will the administration make sure it doesn't happen again? we'll put the questions to president obama owe tonight counterterrorism adviser john brennan. >>> then exclusive reaction and perspective from the man who wrote the book on preventing another terror attack, the former chairman of the 9/11 commission, thomas kean. and two leading senators weigh in on how the u.s. should try this case. republican jim demint of south carolina and democrat claire mccaskill of missouri. th
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 1:00am EST
. and mark and lynn, thank you very much. increasingly there is a concern for the united states and the west. >>> the u.s. government closed the embassy siting the possibility of terrorist violence. president obama is insistent for homeland security and counterterrorism. >> i spoke with the ambassador and both this morning as well as last night, there are indications that al qaeda is planning to carry out attacks against suddam. and what we do is take every measure possible to ensure the safety of our diplomats and citizens abroad. the decision was made to work closely on taking precautions. >> as we've been reporting, general david petraeus was in yemen yesterday with talks. the u.s. embassy, the ambassador, a career for are ren service officer been with the state department for nearly 30 years. the sneeds for u.s. citizens is vees sas and passports. and let's talk about these national security measures. during this debate, the obama administration, again, criticized very strongly. where do they stand as far as accountability here? did they drop the ball here? >> it's just like going back t
CNN
Jan 18, 2010 1:00am EST
have suddenly been catapulted into new homes and any lives in the united states. >> how are you feeling? >> and cnn has a team of reporters throughout haiti live this hour. soledad o'brien, gary tuchman, ivan watson, and anderson cooper. i'd like to welcome our viewers from 210 countries from around the world. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm don lemon at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta. much of the earthquake coverage has been focused on the damage in the capital city of port-au-prince. tonight we take you to another haitian city practically wiped off the map. 90% of it is flattened. so let's get right to it with cnn's anderson cooper, who has been on the go non-stop since this disaster struck five days ago. tonight he is in port-au-prince, but earlier today he visited the town of leongan near the epicenter of the quake. what did you find? >> the town is severely damaged. whether or not 90% i can't say for sure. but i did soo so many structures that had some form of damage and like you said some completely flattened. much different atmosphere than in port-au-prince. you don't g
CNN
Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
. the president of the united states on television it was like question time in the british parliament. one thing he said was quite interesting. how he and the republicans disagree on several big issues when it comes to sweeping legislation. the president suggested maybe there is another one. . >> my hope would be that we can look at some of these component parts of what we're doing and maybe we break some of them up on different policy issues. >> was that a signal on health care? would the president like speaker pelosi to pass the senate bill but get the president the big bill or does the president think, let's test the republicans. if they say they'll work with us, let's break up health care on several different proposals. >> look, john y don't think we know yet the answer on this process of this. but we do know this, the american people want to see that process take place. i think what you saw yesterday or friday the give and take in the open where people can evacuate the questions and the answers that each side is giving. look, i think, you know, the president talked about the recovery act. t
CNN
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
in the united states senate and house of representatives. i don't think that's in america's interest and i hope our colleagues on the republican side will join us to curtail the essence of the decision. >> all the corporations can do that now. but what the senator fails to mention is in the last elections, the unions put up $70 million in monies they had to disclose, and the rest of it was monies they used to basically get out the vote for democrats. also, as vice chairman of the national republican senatal committee, i have to say, we raised about $90 million for a republican candidate for senate. the democrats raised $150 million and they got it mainly from businesses. if anybody thinks businesses are republican, especially big businesses they need to think twice. most of them are democrat, and they will give all kinds of money. it comes down to free speech. do these people have a right to participate in the political process? i think the unions should and the corporations should, and there are ways we can curtail offensive action if they want to. >> there will not be a law passed this year,
CNN
Jan 3, 2010 11:00am EST
to the united states, has an active visa to come here again and he should have been -- >> jeanne, you're agreeing? >> there was another thing that fran and i discussed, was the apparent connection with the radical i'm man now in yemen. after the hasan ft. hood shootings, as fran has said, the intel jns community should have been going back and looking at absolutely everything having everything to do with this guy, every communication. if he, indeed, had had contact as officials are now saying with this young man, that's another thing that you sort of can't believe wasn't flagged along the way. >> jessica, we should talk about this for a moment, john brennan said there was no smoking gun. and i actually think if this turns out to be accurate, this may be, if it's not the smoking gun, it's the smell of gunpowder. >> the connection with the cleric. >> yeah. let's talk about it. the sberp september related to abdulmutallab, came in we're told sometime? august. maybe they missed connecting the dots in august. on november 5th when we have the tragic ft. hood shooting where we lose 13 soldie
CNN
Jan 25, 2010 1:00am EST
to the united states and we're going to encourage people to pursue those avenues. >> and so even though they want to get out, many people here just trying to make do as best they can. there are all sorts of promises that there will be money given by the u.n. for certain jobs, some $3 a day which doesn't sound like much. to do various jobs like cleaning rubble and other such things. one of the main issues here is to keep people occupied, busy, and employed. ou will widon? >> we're hearing that outlying towns outside of port-au-prince are being overwhelmed by people trying to get there, too. >> reporter: yes, it's a combination. basically people want to leave for a number of reasons. one, the after shocks and the feeling that there is very little in terms of the food and water and the infrastructures and livelihoods have collapsed. people are jumping on bicycles, motorcycles, whatever they can, cars and little trucks to try to get out of the capital and go to the other places which are not so badly damaged and it really is important to say that haiti is not collapsed. haiti is not devasta
CNN
Jan 11, 2010 1:00am EST
. if the federal courts fail to overturn prop 8, it will be a stake in the heart of the united states constitution and a body blow to the very foundation of our democracy. you know, our democracy has thrived for more than 200 years because we have a majority rule but with very explicit protections for minorities that say the majority can't keep a right for themselves while denying it to any minority group. so while this case, the subject matter is same-sex marriage, what's really at stake and what the decision will tell us is whether all minorities in this country have to fear having their rights taken away by the majority at the ballot box or whether all minorities, as the promise of our constitution says, will be protected moving forward and not have to worry that they're going to lose rights that they and everyone else now enjoy because the majority decides they want one specific minority not to have them. and that's totally against our foundation of our government. >> andrew, would you concede that prop 8 left many californians, millimeter same-sex couples and families in a legal limbo here? >
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 11:00pm EST
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Jan 3, 2010 11:00pm EST
surprise. >> reporter: this so worries the united states that it sent its ambassador, robert tuttle, and his wife, maria, to reach out to muslims here in britain. today they're visiting birmingham's central mosque. >> if i was to strap a bomb to myself and go into birmingham city center and blow innocent people up, i'm not practicing what i'm preaching. my religion is islam, the religion of peace. likewise, what america preaches and its actions don't go together. >> at the end of the day, until you can have free elections and open dialogue like we're having here now, then that's when you truly have peace. >> you can't bring democracy to iraq if you bomb cities and kill children and men and women. they're not going to love you. if you kill my child, i'm not going to love you. i'm going to hate you. and this is what he has done. so mr. ambassador, you know, i'm -- i know you're a nice man. how can you defend mr. george bush's policy? and i hope as soon as he goes, mr. bush, somebody sensible comes in power in america, we'll be very grateful. >> let me say first -- let the record show
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